Thursday, February 20, 2014

10 Irish & World Current Affairs Questions (Feb 2014)





1.    As of February 2014, who is the President of Ukraine?
2.    Cate Blanchett won the 2014 BAFTA for Best Leading Actress in which movie?
3.    The GSOC has been in the news in Ireland of recent. What does the acronym stand for?
4.    What is the name of the former News of the World Editor presently standing trial in Britain?
5.    Who is Ireland’s Minister For Social Protection?
6.    What does the acronym IBRC stand for?
7.    In Ireland in early 2014, what were Christine, Bridget and Darwin?
8.    Who is the Ceann Comhairle?
9.    What is the name of the coffee shop chain run by Bobby Kerr?
10.    Which African airline was the subject of a hijacking by a co-pilot in February 2014?

ANSWERS:

  1. Viktor Yanukovych
  2. Blue Jasmine
  3. Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC).
  4. Rebekah Brooks
  5. Joan Burton
  6. Irish Bank Resolution Corporation
  7. Storms
  8. Sean Barrett
  9. Insomnia
  10. Ethiopian Airlines